Random Musings on Art and LIfe


Water Lily Quilt: A Touch of Hawaii Without All The Work

September 29, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As I was looking through the original samples from the Paintstiks on Fabric book, I was reminded how far we have come on this Paintstik adventure. I say “we” because it really has been a shared journey. I have had the opportunity to teach thousands of students and readers to use Paintstiks on fabric,…

Paintstiks on Fabric: How It Started

September 22, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When I was filling out the entry form for the 2017 AQS Show in Paducah, I realized how far the Paintstiks on Fabric adventure has come in the past 17 years. Here’s what grabbed my attention.   The folks at AQS expanded the section on the entry form to include the most common techniques…

Lake Superior Lessons

September 15, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Lake Superior offers a lot of lessons if you can slow down enough to listen. I was fortunate to spend a few days on the North Shore last week with my sisters and our husbands. We were all in need of a Time Out from the general busy-ness of life, and a lovely log…